Enterprise Tech: HPC in the Datacenter: Together or Apart?

Written by Enterprise Tech on Monday, August 31st 2015

HPC environments require a differently designed facility from the ground up, said Cortney Thompson, chief technology officer at datacenter service provider Green House Data and a member of the National Science Foundation International’s Committee on Environmental Server Standards. Read full article...


CIO: 20 Ways Your IT Team Makes You Look Like a Hero

Written by CIO on Monday, August 17th 2015

“They allow me to keep the promises I make,” boasted Cortney Thompson (@CortneyThompson), CTO, Green House Data, while reaffirming many of the aforementioned qualities IT leaders appreciate in their staff. Read full article...


TechTarget: How no-code development tools can benefit IT

Written by TechTarget on Friday, July 31st 2015

Shawn Mills, president of Green House Data, based in Cheyenne, Wyo., agrees that secrecy serves no purpose. "In my experience, only about 8% of shadow IT projects are even known to the CIO," Mills said. These projects occur largely because LOB managers simply tire of waiting for IT as the competition moves ahead. It's not healthy, he said. Read full article...


Fierce Telecom: Middle mile, dark fiber networks are needed to drive more rural broadband

Written by Fierce Telecom on Friday, June 26th 2015

Sean Mills, President and CEO of Green House Data, said the state of Wyoming implemented a strategy that made the state more attractive for data centers to be built. As a result of this strategy, they were able to drive support for 1-100 Gbps services not only in major cities, but throughout the state. Read full article...


Infosec Institute: Interview: Cortney Thompson, Chief Technology Officer at Green House Data

Written by Infosec Institute on Friday, June 12th 2015

The Infosec Institute, an IT security training firm founded in 1998, interviews Green House Data CTO Cortney Thompson about his job, the company, and advice for young techs. Read full article...


National Real Estate Investor: Data Center Owners, Developers Adopt Green Methods

Written by National Real Estate Investor on Monday, May 11th 2015

The green movement has been slow to come to the data center industry—not surprising for facilities that are believed to make up to 2 percent of the nation’s total power consumption,—but now many major data center owners and developers have embraced sustainability as a new goal. Read full article...


Tom's IT Pro: Cloud Encryption: Using Data Encryption In The Cloud

Written by Tom's IT Pro on Thursday, April 30th 2015

However, we run into one of the challenges of asymmetrical growth in the cloud environment. In the past, one of the most important tasks the IT manager had was managing encryption keys. Separating the encryption key from the encrypted data is essential in keeping data secure, says Cortney Thompson, chief technology officer of Green House Data, a cloud hosting and data center service provider. Read full article...


Wyoming Business Report: Wyo. data center makes EPA green list amongst tech giants

Written by Wyoming Business Report on Wednesday, April 29th 2015

A stroll through Green House Data’s Cheyenne data center makes one thing abundantly clear: data centers use a lot of power. In fact, electricity represents 11 percent of the company’s total cost to operate. But the company continues to live up to the “Green” in its name, and has been named one of the top 30 green power users in the technology and telecommunications sector in the nation. Read full article...


Mission Critical Magazine: Green House Data Joins EPA Top 30 Tech & Telecom List of Green Power Users

Written by Mission Critical Magazine on Wednesday, April 29th 2015

Green House Data has announced that for the first time it appeared as No. 29 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Top 30 Tech & Telecom list of the largest green power users, retiring over 8 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually. Read full article...


Structure Research: Green House Data showing growth with mixed services play

Written by Structure Research on Friday, April 24th 2015

We caught up with Green House Data management following their acquisition of Fibercloud to get a bit more insight into its growth trajectory. Read full article...


WiredRE: Data Center Finance: Green House Data Acquires FiberCloud

Written by WiredRE on Monday, April 13th 2015

Green House Data announced in early April that it had acquired fellow data center service provider FiberCloud. Read full article...


Datacenter Dynamics: Green House Data Arrives in Washington

Written by Datacenter Dynamics on Tuesday, April 7th 2015

American cloud and colocation provider Green House Data has added three more data centers to its roster, following the acquisition of rival FiberCloud. The new facilities are located in the state of Washington and include server rooms in the iconic Westin Building Exchange - a major telecommunications hub in downtown Seattle. Read full article...


Data Center Knowledge: Green House Data Buys Three Washington Data Centers

Written by Data Center Knowledge on Monday, April 6th 2015

Green House Data, a Cheyenne, Wyoming-based data center provider, has acquired Seattle-based FiberCloud for an undisclosed sum. The deal gives Green House three Washington data centers, the company’s first presence in the state, including one in Seattle’s Westin Building, which is one of the West Coast’s primary carrier hotels. Read full article...


Wyoming Business Report: Green House Data Buys into Seattle Market

Written by Wyoming Business Report on Monday, April 6th 2015

A leading Wyoming-based cloud-hosting and colocation provider today announced that it has acquired a Seattle-based provider with three data centers in Washington state. Read full article...


Daily Kos: Going Green Ain’t Just About Gas

Written by Daily Kos on Wednesday, April 1st 2015

One recent industry survey conducted by US-based Green House Data found only tepid interest from IT companies in the environmental practices of their data centers. Read full article...


ITBusinessEdge: Green IT: Who Is Ultimately Responsible Here?

Written by ITBusinessEdge on Monday, March 23rd 2015

Recent studies suggest that if the data industry is to become greener, the pressure won’t come from the demand side. According to Green House Data, only 7 percent of respondents to a recent survey listed renewable energy and overall energy consumption as primary factors in selecting a cloud service provider. Read full article...


Green Data Center News: IT Pros Mixed on a Green Future for Data Centers

Written by Green Data Center News on Friday, February 20th 2015

“We don’t care how you get it done, just do the thing already.” That’s what CIOs are hearing from the C suite and that’s the message they’re giving to the data center industry as well, according to a recent study by Green House Data. About half (46%) of the IT experts polled said that sustainability in the data center was only important for business cost reasons, while another 10% said that it wasn’t a widespread concern in the data center. Okay, so for people who live and breathe data center sustainability, this seems a little insane to us. Read full article...


Energy Manager Today: IT Managers Not So Interested in PUE

Written by Energy Manager Today on Wednesday, February 18th 2015

While big name companies such as Amazon, Google and Apple are into using renewables and energy efficiency technologies to “green” their data centers, the rest of the data center industry isn’t so interested in environmental concerns, but rather, they’re primarily interested in technologies that will save money, according to a blog on GreenHouseData. Read full article...


Data Center Knowledge: Microsoft to Spend $200M on Wyoming Data Center Expansion

Written by Data Center Knowledge on Wednesday, February 18th 2015

Green House Data, also in Wyoming, recently conducted a survey, however, that found that, while respondents generally agreed that operational cost savings that come with having a green data center make business sense, most IT department’s don’t really look at energy efficiency or sustainability when comparing different data center service providers. Read full article...


Data Center Knowledge: Survey: IT Concern With Green Data Centers Marginal

Written by Data Center Knowledge on Monday, February 16th 2015

How much do colocation and cloud customers actually care about whether or not the IT gear they use is housed in a green data center — a data center that’s reasonably easy on the environment? Read full article...